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J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2007 Mar;25(1):27-9.

Cherubism in siblings: A case report.

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  • 1Department of Pediatric Surgery, Lokmanya Tilak Muncipal General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai, Maharashatra, India.

Abstract

Cherubism is a benign disease of bones affecting the jaws and giving a characteristic cherubic appearance to the patient. On radiography, the lesions exhibit bilateral multilocular radiolucent areas. Histopathology shows numerous multinucleated giant cells in the background of proliferating fibrous connective tissue. Cherubism can be a solitary case. The present report describe cherubism in two siblings and briefly review the literature on this subject.

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